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will touch on other topics tonight, including north korea's latest news clear test. and 34,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan will bring home by this time nbc year. he'll also be talking about new gun laws. several gun violence victims will be guests at the state of the union. a teacher that survived the sandy hook shooting will be in the first lady's box. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords and her husband are joining the arizona delegation. on capitol hill, tara mergener, wjz eyewitness news. >>> an anne arundel county teen will sit with the first lady and vice president biden during tonight's state of the union address. 16-year-old jack andraka, won an international science fair. remember this? by creating a sensor to depancreatic cancer early. he's an incredible kid. and you can watch this tonight. coverage begins at 9:00 tonight. >>> wjz is following more breaking news. we will get back to you in just a moment. in the meantime, there was a tanker truck fire as we told you about. still ahead on eyewitness news tonight -- >> yeah. we have
just want to know she's okay. >> reporter: and two weeks ago, the u.s. embassy in lima, where the couple was last seen, issued a security warning for americans, saying that a criminal organization may be planning to kidnap u.s. citizens. >>> wall street bounces back a little today. [ stock bells ringing ] >> the markets were not able to wipe out monday's losses. the dow was up 16. s&p up 9. nasdaq up 13. >>> let's go to new york, where alexis christoforous has tonight's cbs money watch update. >> reporter: jp morgan chase is cutting 4,000 jobs or about 1 1/2% of its work force. that's on top of the 1200 jobs the bank shed last year. the cuts will mostly in from the consumer banking and mortgages division. jp morgan is just the latest to shrink its staff. goldman sachs and others all trimmed jobs in 2012. better than expected earnings in home depot and macy's, helped stocks bounce back from their biggest sell-off in months. the fed's low-interest policies are giving support to an economy suffering with high unemployment. bernanke also war
people in the u.s. get als each year. o.j. just happens to live in one of the few places doing a.l.s. research. the highly respected center at hopkins. >> o.j. has been a wonderful ambassador for years. >> reporter: as a high-profile person, he has been able to bring attention to it. >> this is an exciting initiative, pioneered by dan doctorov, president of bloomberg. >> reporter: his millions will allow researchers to better clbt and -- collaborate and develop therapies. such therapies may be too late for o.j. he's already lived longer than most with als. but it could help others who are not even aware that this debilitating disease is in their future. >> reporter: unlike the money being given to hopkins, o.j. helps to fund the needs of individual als patients. >>> not a lot of movement on wall street today. [ stock bells ringing ] >> the markets are mostly flat. the dow was down 10 points. s&p up 1. nasdaq up 2. let's go to new york, where alexis christoforous has tonight's cbs money watch update. >>> american airlines and u.s. airways ar
. they have stolen blueprints from the u.s. to make identical products for identical -- plants for identical products. >> next to a nuclear weapon, a cyber attack on the united states would be the most dangerous thing that could happen. >> reporter: but the dangers posed by cyber attacks also carry potential rewards for maryland. >> for creating jobs and creating opportunities, by meeting the threats that come to our nation from criminal elements. and also, sponsored by other states. >> reporter: with so many agencies in or near maryland, new businesses like key w have sprung up. >> our largest base is the intelligence community. >> reporter: more than computers, can crash. >> cyber event can cause the same type of damage that a bomb does. >> by ordering machines like generators to malfunction and self destruct. >> we've got to be ready here, in case something like that unleashes on our electric grid. on our water system. on our finance. on our healthcare. >> reporter: a target-rich environment will take at least 30,000 new cyber warriors
in the u.s. >>> heated words today over the proposed gas tax. maryland house republicans say the state needs better management of transportation revenues, not more taxes. senate president mike hiller responded by calling them neanderthals in terms of their thinking. the bill would put a 3% tax on a gallon of gas. miller's proposal would make it harder to use in other budget holes. >>> well, it sounds like a hollywood action film. but for police in belgium, the robbery of millions of dollars in diamonds from a plane is very real. venita neyer -- vinita nair reports for wjz. >> workerless placing concrete barriers at brussels international airport, after a massive diamond heist. investigators say eight masked gunmen, dressed like police officers, broke through the fence monday night and drove two cars onto the tarmac. the men snatched an estimated $50 million worth of diamonds from the cargo hold of a plane, scheduled to fly to switzerland. >> the operation at the airport has tan exactly three minutes. so this was a very quick hit ask run. very well
is considered armed and dangerous. >>> afghanistan's president gives u.s. special forces 2 weeks to leave a key battleground. the deadline comes amid acquisitions that afghans working for u.s. troops tortured and killed innocent people. the decision could further complicate the talks between u.s. and afghanistan. >>> after the school tragedy in newtown, connecticut donations toys and gifts poured in from around the world. now more than 2 months after the deadly shooting families have a chance to take home some tokens of support. >> whether it's a race car or a pop star heartthrob -- >> justin bieber doll. >> it's christmas in february for the children of sandy hook in newtown lining up for a much deserved grab bag of gifts laid out for the taking. >> it's special that we're here and that everyone donated these for us. >> what happened was unprecedented. toys and presents by the truckload pouring into the community as outsiders did what they could to comfort those so close to tragedy. >> it's not just a toy it's everyone in the world wanting to be a part of the healing process. >> 60,000 were s
. he was among about 50 u.s. troops that came under attack by hundreds oh of taliban fighters in 2009. officials say he risked his life to lead overs to safety and recovered the bodies of fallen soldiers. >>> in today's health watch researchers are examining a new pill that may be able to slim down your waistline. it reverses obesity and diabetes. it's been used the treat canker sores in the u.s.. it was tested on mice. researchers say more study is needed. >>> a new study out today confirms what we've known for some time. americans are eating too much salt. many prepackaged foods are now getting healthier. >> arnold tries to keep salt out of his diet but facts should be apparent not easy. >> when i go in the super market i look at the package and is sodium. if the sodium is high i don't buy the food. >> packaged and restaurant foods are to blame for 80% of the salts in our diet. 21 food companies joined leaders in new york city to announce they lowered salt in their products. >> the efforts they've made to reduce salt are going to have a big impact on public health. >> most people co
growth. because it means more companies spent overseas. >>> the u.s. postal service lost $1.3 billion from october to december. capping a record year for the agency. earlier this week, the postal service said it would end saturday mail deliveries this summer. though it will continue to deliver packages six days a week. >>> and mcdonald's said sales fell again last month. because of drops in demand and supply chains. that's your money watch. for more, go to cbsmoneywatch.com. in new york, i'm alexis christoforous. >>> as many of you know, this sunday on cbs, the very best will compete for the grammys. we're looking at what is in the running for album of the year. tonight, the black keys el camino. >>> album of the year. >> el camino by the black keys. >> they are these two guys. dan and pat. songwriters from akron, ohio. >> a dirty 70s, unintentional arena band. >> the black keys started as a two-piece garage blues band. >> plugging along at this, you know, minor league sort of successful indy level. and then when brothers came out in 2010, it ju
an u.s.ey -- uzirifle and a bat. >> police say that green was taking medication for schizophrenia. police say he did not leave a suicide note. >>> prince george's county police need your help finding a missing woman and her 1-year- old daughter. take a look at this picture. 25-year-old stephanie ham rick and her daughter, have not been seen since february 7th. the two were walking to a bus stop in the same block, where they live on green belt road. anybody with information should call police. the number to call, 3 very 1--- 301-390-2143. >>> and the number again. 301-390-2143. for any information about this missing mother and daughter. >>> today is ash wednesday. the beginning of the holiest season on the christian calendar. it was an especially emotional day as pope benedict xvi makes one of his final appearances as the holy father. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from vatican city. >> thousands of faithful gave pope benedict xvi the long ovation near the end of ash wednesday mass. the applause only stopped when the pontiff said thank you,
among women in the u.s. it is also the leading cause of death amongst women of all races. >> reporter: joining me now, dr. ocava from med star. how are you and welcome. >> thank you so much for having me. >> reporter: we're talking about the advancements in cancer treatment. >> i want to mention a little bit about, there have been advances in all different aspects not just surge horry -- surgery but oncology and radiation. can i talk about the advancement. >> >> reporter: please. >> surgery, we have been doing lumpectomy or breast conservation for years now. but the trend is to do less invasive type surgery. so one advancement is the biopsy. when we're evaluating the lymph nodes instead of a full node. radiation oncology, the standard in treatment have usually been something, we call whole breast radiation. that takes 6 to 7 weeks, typically. but some women will qualify for what they call partial breast radiation. which is partial treatment for five days then you're done. >> thank you for being here. finally, something preventively
carnival triumph. the u.s. coast guard and national transportation safety board are investigating the cause of the engine fire aboard the ship and the extent of the damage. triumph may be moved to the bahamas for cleanup and repairs because it's registered there. >> it's almost like coming back to the scene of the crime. >> reporter: after getting rest and a hot shower, passenger doreen hiewghtart came to the terminal before heading back to paris, texas. she said enduring the squalor on the ship was life changing. >> made us appreciate what we have. electricity, running toilets, running water. >> reporter: after the ship finally docked last night, passengers were finally bused to louisiana and texas. many took charter flights home. some are complaining that carnival's response to the emergency was slow and inadequate. but triumph's on-board crewmembers are getting high prize. -- praise. >> they had to walk around with rubber gloves, gas masks, and pick up all of these potty bags. >> they always had a smile on their famous. they helped you, no
. >> reporter: u.s. researchers found preschool-aged children with imitate what they see on tv. >> a lot of children's programming, even though it's children's programming, still shows a lot of violence. >> reporter: the american academy of pediatrics suggests children, older than 2 should watch less than two hours of tv a day. and that kids younger than 2, shouldn't watch any tv at all. >> reporter: the walshes have trained their children so they know whatnot to watch. >> they all shout at the same time, "we're not allowed to watch that ." >> reporter: they also limit tv time during the week. and make sure their children spend most of their time outside, staying active. in south bury mills, new york, vinita nair, wjz eyewitness news. >> in addition, researchers found that excess television viewing increase the risk of criminal conviction later in life. >>> president john f. kennedy's air force bomber jacket has a new owner. the jacket sold for $665,000 on a president's day auction in massachusetts. hundreds of items were sold by the family of david p
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